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Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available
Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available By Maggie Tillman

Remember the Ace?Fitbit announced its first fitness band designed just children ages eight and up in March. It's basically a version of the Fitbit Alta that can track steps, active minutes, and hours slept. It can even send push notifications to get your... Read more

Fitbit Pay now supports its first major UK bank in Santander
Fitbit Pay now supports its first major UK bank in Santander By Max Langridge

Fitbit has announced that British bank Santander is now supported via the Fitbit Pay platform, for the Ionic and Versa smartwatches. The update to both smartwatches means those who bank with Santander can now make contactless payments using the Ionic... Read more

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

Fitbit makes fitness trackers, and now, a full-fledged smartwatch that you can make payments with, thanks to a service called Fitbit Pay.Originally launched on the Fitbit Ionic - check out our full Fitbit Ionic review - and now on the Fitbit Versa,... Read more

Fantastic fitness tracker deal will get you a Fitbit Alta for £69
Fantastic fitness tracker deal will get you a Fitbit Alta for £69 By Chris Hall

If you're struggling to stay motivated and get in your daily steps, then you might be interested in this Fitbit Alta deal.The Fitbit Alta normally retails for £99.99, but is now priced at only £69.99 in the Amazon Easter sales, so you save yourself... Read more

Fitbit OS 2.0 now rolling out to the Ionic
Fitbit OS 2.0 now rolling out to the Ionic By Max Langridge

Fitbit has confirmed that the latest version of its smartwatch OS, Fitbit OS 2.0, will be rolling out to the Ionic in the coming weeks. The latest software, which will come preinstalled on the recently announced Fitbit Versa, will bring a number of new... Read more

Fitbit Versa vs Fitbit Blaze: What's the difference?
Fitbit Versa vs Fitbit Blaze: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Fitbit Blaze was Fitbit's first "watch", the company's first foray into devices that were larger than the fitness bands it previously offered. It marked a fork in the path for the company's products, shifting from Flex-based design (Flex-Charge-Surge)... Read more

Fitbit Ace initial review: Doing it for the kids
Fitbit Ace initial review: Doing it for the kids By Chris Hall

What does Fitbit have in common with the iPad? Simple, it has achieved that lofty position of becoming genericised. Not sure what genericised means? Then maybe you need to be heading back to school. Because step into the playground and trademarks don't... Read more

Fitbit Versa vs Fitbit Ionic: What's the difference?
Fitbit Versa vs Fitbit Ionic: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Fitbit has expanded its smartwatch collection with the launch of the Versa, a new watch that sits alongside the Fitbit Ionic, offering a blend of fitness tracking and smartwatch functions.Launching a year later, the new Fitbit Versa offers many of the... Read more

Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app
Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app By Elyse Betters

Fitbit, a maker of popular activity trackers and the Ionic smartwatch, has introduced a number of new products, as well as revealed it will add women's health-tracking features to its platform.The company unveiled the Fitbit Versa sports watch, the Fitbit... Read more

Fitbit Versa review: Lacks GPS, but loaded with other features
4.0 stars Fitbit Versa review: Lacks GPS, but loaded with other features By Chris Hall

The second Fitbit smartwatch - following the 2017 launch of the Fitbit Ionic - is a smaller, softer model that comes in at a cheaper price point.It's designed to widen the appeal of Fitbit watches, providing the familiarity of the company's popular lifestyle... Read more

Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun
Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun By Chris Hall

Fitbit has officially announced a fitness tracker for kids called the Fitbit Ace. The new tracker looks and acts like the Fitbit Alta, but in a smaller format for smaller wrists. It's really designed for kids aged 8 years and older, allowing them to... Read more

Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking
Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking By Chris Hall

Fitbit has a new sportswatch, the Fitbit Versa. Adding to the company's line-up of sporty smartwatches, the new Fitbit Verso very much evolves what the Fitbit Ionic started. Although designed to the unisex, the new Fitbit Versa is a softer design than... Read more

Fitbit's new smartwatch for 2018 revealed
Fitbit's new smartwatch for 2018 revealed By Max Langridge

Soon after Fitbit CEO James Park revealed the company wants to produce more "mass appeal" smartwatches this year following the release of its first model, the Ionic, Wareable has obtained exclusive information relating to a future watch. Fitbit confirms... Read more

Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition watch will launch in March for $330
Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition watch will launch in March for $330 By Elyse Betters

Those of you waiting for the Adidas-themed Fitbit Ionic will be glad to know there has been an update.Last year, Fitbit and Adidas announced they were developing a Fitbit Ionic: Adidas Edition. Little else was said at the time, leaving us and many others... Read more

Fitbit confirms more smartwatches for 2018
Fitbit confirms more smartwatches for 2018 By Max Langridge

Fitbit released its first smartwatch in the Ionic in 2017 after specialising solely in fitness trackers, and now during its latest earnings call, the company has confirmed that it will produce more smartwatches in the year ahead. Which Fitbit is right... Read more

Fitbit will officially kill support for Pebble smartwatches this summer
Fitbit will officially kill support for Pebble smartwatches this summer By Elyse Betters

Fitbit is ending support for Pebble smartwatches in June.The company, which acquired Pebble in December 2016, said in a blog post that it will extend support for Pebble smartwatches until June 2018. In other words, support for Pebble will come to a final... Read more

Fitbit might finally make a smartwatch just for children
Fitbit might finally make a smartwatch just for children By Elyse Betters

Fitbit has apparently discovered kids exist.The company's current lineup of colourful wearables and trackers are recommended for anyone aged 13 or above. However, for the first time, it is reportedly considering a smartwatch for children, according to... Read more

Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge and Ionic trackers
Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge and Ionic trackers By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit brings one of the best fitness platforms out there when it comes to presenting how much or how little you move in an easy-to-understand format. It not only delivers the data, but it does so in a simple and user-friendly way so you aren't swamped... Read more

Fitbit Ionic's first major software update adds new apps and watchfaces
Fitbit Ionic's first major software update adds new apps and watchfaces By Elyse Betters

Fitbit has rolled out the first major update to Fitbit OS, the software that powers its Ionic smartwatch.The update adds more than a dozen third-party apps, including: British Airways, Clue, Flipboard, Game Golf, Hue Lights, Nest, Surfline, The New York... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 is only £99 for one of the best fitness trackers around
Fitbit Charge 2 is only £99 for one of the best fitness trackers around By Chris Hall

The Fitbit Charge 2 is one on the most popular models in the Fitbit range, bringing plenty of fitness to your wrist. Normally selling for around £139, the Fitbit Charge 2 is now £99. It was reduced for Cyber Monday to £99 and the price is fluctuating... Read more

Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch
Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch By Chris Hall

Fitbit's second attempt at a smartwatch - the Fitbit Ionic - had a Black Friday deal price of £249 - and that price has stayed now that the sales are over.That might bring this smart fitness watch a bit closer to your budget, a saving of £50 over the... Read more

Save £53 on a Fitbit Blaze smart fitness watch, now £107
Save £53 on a Fitbit Blaze smart fitness watch, now £107 By Max Langridge

If after Black Friday, you want to go from exercising your fingers searching for deals, to getting outdoors and doing some actual exercise, you may want to invest in a Fitbit Blaze, especially as Amazon has taken £53 off for Black Friday. That's right,... Read more

Fitbit Alta HR vs Charge 2: What's the difference?
Fitbit Alta HR vs Charge 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has no fewer than seven activity trackers in its portfolio. The Alta HR, as you might guess from its name, adds heart rate monitoring to 2016's slim and stylish Alta tracker meaning it starts to step into Fitbit's Charge 2 territory. Starts... Read more

Fitbit Ionic review: Bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch
4.0 stars Fitbit Ionic review: Bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch By Lee Bell

According to Apple, its smartwatch series has proved so popular that it has overtaken Rolex to become the world's most popular wristwear maker. And with rumours that TomTom is pulling out of the wearables race, there aren't many big name fitness-tracker... Read more

Fitbit Ionic: Release date, specs and everything you need to know about Fitbit's GPS smartwatch
Fitbit Ionic: Release date, specs and everything you need to know about Fitbit's GPS smartwatch By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is well known in the activity tracking field but until now, it had yet to fully take the leap into the smartwatch world. The Fitbit Blaze was an attempt at bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch but it was never an Apple Watch or... Read more

Fitbit redesigns its Wi-Fi smart scales, say hello to Aria 2
Fitbit redesigns its Wi-Fi smart scales, say hello to Aria 2 By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has redesigned its Aria Wi-Fi scales, introducing the Aria 2 scales that bring improved accuracy, an improved display and easier setup.The Aria Wi-Fi scales first launched in 2010, tracking weight, body fat percentage, BMI and lean mass. They... Read more

Fitbit Ionic and Fitbit Flyer: Fitness tracking giant introduces GPS smartwatch and wireless headphones
Fitbit Ionic and Fitbit Flyer: Fitness tracking giant introduces GPS smartwatch and wireless headphones By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced its long-rumoured GPS smartwatch in the form of the Fitbit Ionic, alongside a pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones called Fitbit Flyer.The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch has an aluminium build with interchangeable straps and it comes with... Read more

Fitbit Ionic preview: A smart start for Fitbit's smartwatch
Fitbit Ionic preview: A smart start for Fitbit's smartwatch By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is no stranger to the wearables market. In fact, it's been kicking around for a decade this year, having sold over 67 million devices. That's quite a lot. While the company dominates the fitness tracking market though, it isn't as prominent in... Read more

Latest Fitbit smartwatch leak shows off design and new heart-rate tech
Latest Fitbit smartwatch leak shows off design and new heart-rate tech By Elyse Betters

Fitbit is working on a GPS-equipped smartwatch, and thanks to a new leak, we know what it might look like and feature come launch day.Wareable posted two images that supposedly show the final version of the smartwatch from all angles. We also get some... Read more

Fitbit's first smartwatch confirmed to launch in time for the holiday season
Fitbit's first smartwatch confirmed to launch in time for the holiday season By Max Langridge

Fitbit's first ever smartwatch is still on course to launch later this year, following the confirmation by the company's CEO James Park. Fitbit GPS smartwatch rumours: Everything we know so far about Project Higgs Speaking during Fitibit's second quarter... Read more

Fitbit smartwatch is "on track", waterproof and will offer accurate health measurement
Fitbit smartwatch is "on track", waterproof and will offer accurate health measurement By Max Langridge

Fitbit, the company known for its range of fitness trackers, will release its very first smartwatch later this year. Until now, the smartwatch has largely been subject to rumours and leaks, but Fitbit's CEO James Park has revealed some information to... Read more

Fitbit's smartwatch project hit by staff walkouts
Fitbit's smartwatch project hit by staff walkouts By Max Langridge

Fitbit has been developing its very own smartwatch, and has been buying companies such as Pebble to strengthen its team and to ultimately produce a product that consumers will want to buy. Fitbit GPS smartwatch rumours: Everything we know so far about... Read more

Fitbit's GPS smartwatch 'Project Higgs' fully revealed in photo leak
Fitbit's GPS smartwatch 'Project Higgs' fully revealed in photo leak By Elyse Betters

Fitbit is working on its first official GPS smartwatch - and it looks a lot like an existing Fitbit watch.Fitbit, which dominates the activity tracker space and has been buying up smaller smartwatch firms in recent years, currently sells one connected... Read more

Fitbit Alta HR review: The best everyday fitness tracker?
4.5 stars Fitbit Alta HR review: The best everyday fitness tracker? By Britta O'Boyle

The Fitbit Alta HR brings heart-rate tracking to its slim and stylish fitness tracker, the Alta. The earlier device was fabulous for basic tracking but it missed out on a couple of features, stopping it achieving excellence.The HR, however, aims to... Read more

Fitbit delays launch of GPS smartwatch and wireless headphones until autumn
Fitbit delays launch of GPS smartwatch and wireless headphones until autumn By Elyse Betters

Fitbit is working on its first official smartwatch, but don't expect it until this autumn.According to Yahoo Finance, Fitbit's upcoming smartwatch, as well as an upcoming pair of Bluetooth headphones, have been delayed due to production challenges related... Read more

Fitbit Alta HR vs Alta vs Flex 2: What's the difference?
Fitbit Alta HR vs Alta vs Flex 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced the Alta HR, adding to its already strong line-up of activity trackers. The new device sits into the company's "Everyday" category, alongside the original Alta and the Flex 2.If you want to know which Fitbit is right for you, our... Read more

Fitbit announces Alta HR for heart rate tracking in slim, stylish package
Fitbit announces Alta HR for heart rate tracking in slim, stylish package By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced the Alta HR, bringing heart rate monitoring to last year's slim and stylish Alta fitness tracker.The new device introduces a slimmer and more compact version of the PurePulse technology found on the company's larger devices, such... Read more

Fitbit's CEO confirms expansion into the smartwatch scene
Fitbit's CEO confirms expansion into the smartwatch scene By Max Langridge

Fitbit is on a bit of a charge at the moment. At the end of 2016, the company acquired Kickstarter record setting smartwatch company Pebble while in May last year, it acquired Coin, a company with its fingers in mobile payments. Pebble is dead and your... Read more

Fitbit Flex 2 review: Simple, stylish tracking
4.0 stars Fitbit Flex 2 review: Simple, stylish tracking By Britta O'Boyle

The Flex 2 is the sequel to the Fitbit's original all-day activity-tracker. It brings together fitness-tracking and sleep-tracking into a simple yet stylish wrist-worn design.It isn't as feature-rich as the company's Charge 2 or Blaze, it doesn't have... Read more

Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million
Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million By Max Langridge

The Information has reported that smartwatch and fitness tracking specialist Fitbit is in the midst of a $40 million takeover of smartwatch maker Pebble. If the deal goes through, then Fitbit is said to receive all of Pebble's intellectual property and... Read more

Fitbit steps in the real world can step up your performance in NBA 2K17
Fitbit steps in the real world can step up your performance in NBA 2K17 By Max Langridge

Fitbit and 2K Games have announced a collaboration that will provide in-game rewards in NBA 2K17 for a healthy lifestyle when wearing a Fitbit fitness tracker. Which Fitbit is right for me? Gamers who manage to walk 10,000 steps a day will be rewarded... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 review: Taking charge
4.5 stars Fitbit Charge 2 review: Taking charge By Britta O'Boyle

The Fitbit Charge HR was the fitness tracker to beat in 2015. It wasn't only one of the best from the company - which also makes the Ionic, Blaze and Alta trackers - but one of the best dedicated trackers with heart-rate monitoring from any manufacturer.Now... Read more

Fitbit updates activity tracker lineup with new Charge 2 and Flex 2
Fitbit updates activity tracker lineup with new Charge 2 and Flex 2 By Elyse Betters

Fitbit promised the world it would introduce new devices this year. It's now unveiling two of them.The new Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2 are activity-tracking wristbands. They are update models, actually. For instance, much like its predecessor, the... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the difference?
Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit offers several devices in the activity tracking market, from the plain and simple Flex to its GPS sportswatch, known to friends as Surge.The company has recently announced another couple of devices to its line-up however, with both a Flex successor... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: Release date, specs, price and everything you need to know
Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: Release date, specs, price and everything you need to know By Britta O'Boyle

When it comes to activity tracking devices, Fitbit is a name many will recognise. The company already offers a huge number of options and they have just announced two more are on their way.There are currently eight devices in the Fitbit line-up comprising... Read more

Leak shows Fitbit Charge 2 and Flex 2 in stunning detail
Leak shows Fitbit Charge 2 and Flex 2 in stunning detail By Cam Bunton

A new high-quality leak has shown off the unreleased Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2. The images were published by TechnoBuffalo, and show the upcoming wearables in superb detail. The most interesting of the two new fitness-focused wearables is the... Read more

Fitbit Alta review: High praise for low-level fitness tracking
4.0 stars Fitbit Alta review: High praise for low-level fitness tracking By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is arguably one of the most well-known companies when it comes to activity tracking, monopolising around 70 per cent of the market. It not only offers a huge selection of devices in comparison to its competitors, but it also offers an excellent... Read more

Your future Fitbit might include NFC payments
Your future Fitbit might include NFC payments By Chris Hall

Fitbit, the leading fitness wearable company, has announced that it has acquired Coin, who has a wearable payments system. You might not have thought that Fitbit was going to move in this direction, but future devices could well offer mobile payments. In... Read more

Fitbit Blaze review: Trailblazer or fitness failure?
4.0 stars Fitbit Blaze review: Trailblazer or fitness failure? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is well known in the activity tracking field. In fact, with claims of almost 80 per cent of this market, it is probably the company most people will have at least heard of when it comes to devices for monitoring how much you move. Despite this,... Read more

New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts
New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts By Luke Edwards

Fitbit, one of the original activity tracker brands, has announced its new Alta bracelet. This wearable is slimmer than most, offers personalisation and new features.Like most activity trackers the Alta will cover the basics like step tracking, calories... Read more